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Rootkits (Computer software)

LC control no.sh2010013739
Topical headingRootkits (Computer software)
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See alsoMalware (Computer software)
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Found inWork cat.: 2010036631: Managed code rootkits, c2010.
Wikipedia, viewed Sept. 20, 2010 (Rootkit; software that enables continued privileged access to a computer, while actively hiding its presence from administrators ...; term has negative connotations through its association with malware)
ASTA, Viewed Spt. 20, 2010 (rootkit in titles and abstracts: used by viruses, spyware, and trojans to conceal their presence; technique has also been used for digital rights management)
Inspec, viewed Sept. 20, 2010 (abstract: Rootkits refer to software that is used to hide the presence and activity of malware and permit an attacker to take control of a computer system)